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Gay Minnesotans come to see history in Senate


By Don Davis

Forum News Service

ST. PAUL — Gay Minnesotans and their supporters streamed into the Minnesota Capitol today expecting to witness history.

They sang “America” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and celebrated, anticipating senators to approve gay marriage this afternoon.

Handfuls of same-sex marriage opponents kneeled in prayer at various spots around the Capitol.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.